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QuEST bags contract from SAAB to manufacture Boeing 787 Dreamliner Parts Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 December 2009
Bangalore: QuEST Global has been awarded a five year contract by SAAB for the supply of machined and sheet metal parts for Boeing 787 Dreamliner cargo doors. This five year contract, will be executed at the QuEST Global SEZ in Belgaum, Karnataka.

"The operations, being based at the SEZ, would also allow our customer to enjoy the financial benefits of being part of the aerospace supply chain ecosystem, the first of its kind in India," said Aravind Melligeri, Chairman & Co-founder, QuEST Global.

The delivery of the sample parts (FAI) is expected to be completed by 1st quarter of 2010.

Aravind Melligeri said that QuEST Global is among the first Indian suppliers that SAAB has associated with and has plans of scaling up in future. During the evaluation phase, a number of Indian suppliers were assessed on various parameters ranging from capability to infrastructure. This association will lead the companies to explore possibilities of further collaboration at a later stage.

"We are pleased to have found in QuEST Global, a competent partner to meet our component requirements. This agreement is also an important step in Saab’s industrial cooperation program with Indian companies," said Elisabeth Ross, Strategic Sourcing Director.

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